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People with a disability who take up some sort of employment will not lose their benefits

(07 Apr 2017)

eople who have a disability and take up some form of employment will not lose any of their state benefits, Disability Minister Finian McGrath has said.

HSE National Lottery Grant Open for Applications

(07 Apr 2017)

The HSE has been allocated National Lottery Funding for distribution to community based groups and voluntary organisations under the Respite Care Grant Scheme and the National Lottery Grant Scheme.

New model for the allocation of special educational teaching resources announced

(20 Jan 2017)

The Department of Education and Skills has this week announced the implementation of a new model for the allocation of special educational teaching resource to mainstream primary and post-primary schools.

Initial Briefing on Review by the HSE of “Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons” Policy

(12 Dec 2016)

The HSE are to commence a review of “Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse - National Policy and Procedures 2014.”

The National Federation welcome HSE Report - Home Sharing in Intellectual Disability Services in Ireland

(09 Nov 2016)

The HSE National Expert Group on Home Sharing have published a report entitled Home Sharing in Intellectual Disability Services in Ireland

Information for Families on Safeguarding Policy

(30 Sep 2016)

Document entitled 'The Information for Families on Safeguarding Policy’ is now available on-line on the HSE website.

The National Federation next Front Line Managers Training Programme will commence in September 2016

(22 Jun 2016)

The National Federation of Voluntary Bodies is now running a further Front Line Managers Training Programme which commenced in September 2016 and run over 10-days in the University of Limerick.

The HSE has published its Service Plan 2016

(17 Dec 2015)

Following approval by the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar T.D., the HSE has today, Wednesday 16th December 2015, published its Service Plan 2016

The National Federation's Disability Policy Library Tool

(01 Oct 2015)

The National Federation has developed a reference guide to provide information on the policy areas that are most relevant to people with disabilities, their families, staff and management in organisations.


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